And with that, our first season of Writing Our Way to Wellness comes to a close. While we’re sad to say goodbye for now, we are so thankful for everyone who joined us in this compassionate, soulful space.
In your career, you are not, and never will be, powerless.
-Jeanine Marie Russaw
In the season 1 finale, we're talking about the source of a lot of the stress in our lives: work. As writers, it can be hard to find workplaces that value our creativity and also give us the time and space to recharge our energy. But it's not impossible. Jeanine Marie Russaw, a Community Coordinator at Girls Write Now, chats with Community Manager Emily Rigby about finding joy and maintaining an authentic connection to your purpose in the workplace. Listen to how these writers and employees reclaim their stories, and in doing so reclaim their power.
Find your “why.” Think of the work that you do and ask yourself why it is important to you. Challenge yourself to ask why your initial reaction is significant, why the second reaction is significant, and so on until you get to the core of why. Do this for your career and your writing practice.
Thank you to Sally Familia, Vahni Kurra, and Kathryn Destin who produced this season. And thank you, our listeners, for embarking on this wellness journey together.
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